Taming the Black Dog
- Publisher Winston Churchill, who suffered from depression all of his life, referred to it as the Black Dog. This book is a simple guide to managing this common condition of depression.
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About "Taming the Black Dog"
Don't want to get out of bed in the morning? Feeling as though the light at the end of the tunnel is fading? You may be suffering from depression, a condition Winston Churchill referred to as the Black Dog.Taming the Black Dog is a simple guide to managing depression, which an estimated 1 in 5 people will suffer in one form or another at some time in their lives. This small illustrated tip book contains factual information as well as treatment options.Modelled on Bev Aisbett's successful Living with IT, Taming the Black Dog has a unique blend of wit and information and is an invaluable guide for both chronic sufferers of depression as well as anyone with a fit of the blues'.
Winston Churchill, who suffered from depression all of his life, referred to it as the Black Dog. This book is a simple guide to managing this common condition of depression.
Meet the Author
In 1991 Bev Aisbett launched a full-time freelance career in cartooning and illustration. Around this time, Bev experienced an ordeal commonly known as anxiety disorder. Out of this experience she developed the character "IT" which led to the successful publication of Living With IT, Living IT Up and Letting IT Go. Bev has also published Get Real, dealing with body image and eating disorders and in 2000 the successful Taming the Black Dog: A guide to depression.
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Easy to read format with plenty of helpful tips for anyone struggling with depression or family wanting to understand the topic better. Purchased as part of a course requirement. This book allows the reader to view depression in a different light and will equip you with the knowledge to help a loved one who is suffering.